Social Sciences

Professor Peter Young

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Peter YoungProfessor of Criminology

Department of Social Sciences
Room 421, Wilberforce Building
University of Hull
Cottingham Road, Hull, HU6 7RX

Phone: +44 (0) 1482 466225 (or 465787)
Email: P.Young@hull.ac.uk

Profile

Peter Young is Head of Department and Professor of Criminology. He joined the University of Hull in 2004. Previously he was Head of the School of Law, University of Edinburgh and Director of the Institute of Criminology, University College Dublin.

Research Interests and Publications

He has research interests in the sociology of punishment and criminal justice, in comparative criminology and in the sociology of harm and suffering. His publications include, The Power to Punish, 1983 (with David Garland), Crime and Criminal Justice in Scotland (1997), and Crime in Ireland (2001). He has also published articles on theoretical criminology.

Selected Publications

Professor Young's publications include, The Power to Punish, 1983 (with David Garland), Crime and Criminal Justice in Scotland (1997), and Crime in Ireland (2001). He has also published articles on theoretical criminology.

Teaching

  • Punishment & Society
  • Human Rights Violations

Administration

  • Head of the Department of Social Sciences
  • Responsibility for Engagement in the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
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